Akron-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education Center

Hello and Welcome!

Greta LaxMy name is Greta Lax, and I am the Center Director for the Akron-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education Center located at The University of Akron.

The center celebrated it inaugural year in September 2011. It has been a wonderful opportunity to be involved in this initiative from the beginning and to get to know so many dedicated and inspirational people across Summit and Portage counties.

This new year will bring more pipeline initiatives and more direct involvement from the center in creating and supporting community-based programming.  We are branching out to include more disciplines from the new UA College of Health Professions and other health professions including medicine and pharmacy students from NEOMED. Center goals are to become increasingly more interprofessional in nature, to have more experiences for individuals from different disciplines to work as a team and to provide outreach to medically undeserved communities.

This website is designed to help you to learn about the center, our mission and goals, and to provide a better sense of working with the undeserved. I hope this site provides you with a multitude of resources and opportunities for you to expand your knowledge and experience.

I welcome the opportunity to collaborate with you in the future.

Greta A. Lax, M.S.
Center Director
Akron-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education Center
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-8904
Office: (330) 972-6957
Fax: (330) 972-2151